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Name: Fay
Hometown: Jakarta, Indonesia
Location: Jakarta, Indonesia
Join Date: December 12, 2013
Contributions: hightide has written about 133 places, shared 1,129 photos, left 1,341 comments, and smiled 3,306 times.
Interested in: meeting new people, meeting other people to travel with, showing people around my hometown, sharing travel tips and blogs, just browsing!
Travel Plans
United States
Mar 8, 2018 – Mar 19, 2018
Mar 20, 2018 – Mar 22, 2018
Budapest, Hungary
dream destination
» see all 11 future travel and dream destinations
Countries I've Traveled To
Languages Spoken
English, Indonesian, Chinese
Most Memorable Travel Experience
1989: Sydney - A free Darling Harbour cruise as I was still under the age required to buy a ticket. After the cruise ended, I wanted to ride again!

1996: Phuket - A ride on a shaky wooden boat towards James Bond Island. During the boat ride, I was entertained by the sight of several swimming water serpents.

2010: Halong Bay - First time kayaking

2014: Venice - Gondola ride

2016: Niagara Falls, Canada - Maid of the Mist boat ride
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gingerbatik says:
nope, still waiting for my visa, but my luggage is pack since last week, ha..ha.. I don't bother to unpack:) Now the embassy is asking for the hotels vouchers, since they only have the old one which I supposedly depart last week. Hopefully I get the visa soon, otherwise I wouldn't go there, twice try is enough I think and probably the universe try to tell me something which prevent me to go:)
Posted on: Oct 23, 2017
cotton_foam says:
Thank you, Fay for all those beautiful and sweet smilies!!

Hey, how are you these days? Busy preparing for your trip the NA Continent?!
Posted on: Oct 22, 2017
gingerbatik says:
Thanks for the congrats Fay. How was your weekend?Btw, I never been to Canada, maybe I should join you :)
Are you going there with your family or alone?
Posted on: Oct 22, 2017
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hightide's Travel Blogs

Scandinavia in the Summer (2017)
Jun 23, 2017 – Jul 02, 2017
I went on a 9 Day/8 Night Contiki tour and extended my stay for 2 days. Spent 3 days in Denmark, 5 days in Norway and 2 days in…
Overview 423 words 31 24 138
Dec 25, 1993 – Feb 17, 2017
When long time friends from abroad come over, I dedicate as much time as I can accompanying them. Sometimes, I feel like a tour…
Overview 2,128 words 178 89 448
This blog was featured on Friday September 9th, 2016
May 28, 1998 – Dec 15, 2016
I miss my best friend very much. In Dec 1998, I finally got to meet her in Kuala Lumpur. …
Overview 3,019 words 133 78 317
This blog was featured on Saturday November 5th, 2016
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hightide's Travel Reviews

Cheap "Hotels & Accommodations" in Stockholm, Sweden
I chose this hotel as it is just a few steps to Arlanda Central station - where I needed to take…
Average priced "Hostels" in Oslo, Norway
Our room and bathroom were small - total area is probably around 25m2 and felt really cramped fo…
Ridiculously Expensive "Hotels & Accommodations" in Copenhagen, Denmark
Stayed here for a total of 3 nights. The best aspect is the location -- smack in town. On th…
This review was featured on Monday July 17th, 2017
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